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first mold with Innovative Polymers 1100

Discussion in 'Molding and Casting' started by tlittler, May 30, 2014.

  1. tlittler

    tlittler New Member

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    Made a mold today from a good size brown trout. The head measured 7 1/2" long x 4 3/4. I put clay in the back of the head, pegged the head and put in as small of a container is i could, but still used quit a bit of material. If I filled the the back of the head with clay and pegged it with out putting it in a container an used the ultra fast catalyst with the GI-1100 and maybe paint a couple layers on the outside of the head would that work?
    I'm sure this method has been used i just don't want to wast a bunch of material.

    Thanks Tim
     

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  2. tlittler

    tlittler New Member

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    Well I have to say it all went smoothly. I am very impressed with the GI-1100.It is outstanding in strength,detail will not rip or tear its incredible stuff. Didn't us any release, head broke free with the excepting of the mouth interior when I made the cast with 3030. It took myself and my 18 year old son to pull it free but the mold didn't pull apart at all. Awesome stuff.
     

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  3. This is good stuff! And to answer your question, yes---It can and is used like a sock mold by drizzle coating a layer of the GI 1100 sped up with Ultra Fast Catalyst. You can build up layers by repeating the process and some will also mix a little Cabosil on the follow-up layers to create a little more thickness in critical areas that might tear.
     
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  4. D.Millz

    D.Millz New Member

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    Hello All,

    I know this is an old thread but I been sifting through discussions and I was wondering what's a good website or store I can purchase innovative polymer material?

    Any advice is greatly appreciated.
     
  5. rogerswildlife

    rogerswildlife Rogers Wildlife Taxidermy Tommy Rogers

    Anglers artersty has it .
    Tommy
     
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  6. Google it there's places in the Midwest and South also,depending on where your located.